Meaning of pisatin in English:

pisatin

noun

Biochemistry
  • A crystalline heterocyclic carbohydrate, C₁₇ H₁₄ O₆, produced by the pea plant as a fungitoxic phytoalexin.

Pronunciation

pisatin

/pɪˈsatɪn/ /ˈpʌɪsətɪn/

Origin

1960s. From pis- (in scientific Latin pisum) + sat- (in scientific Latin sativum) + -in, after scientific Latin Pisum sativum, taxonomic name of the pea plant (from classical Latin pisum pea + satīvus).